Confirmation of the Copernican principle at Gpc radial scale and above from the kinetic Sunyaev-Zel'dovich effect power spectrum.

  title={Confirmation of the Copernican principle at Gpc radial scale and above from the kinetic Sunyaev-Zel'dovich effect power spectrum.},
  author={Pengjie Zhang and Albert Stebbins},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  volume={107 4},
The Copernican principle, a cornerstone of modern cosmology, remains largely unproven at the Gpc radial scale and above. Here will show that violations of this type will inevitably cause a first order anisotropic kinetic Sunyaev-Zel'dovich effect. If large scale radial inhomogeneities have an amplitude large enough to explain the "dark energy" phenomena, the induced kinetic Sunyaev-Zel'dovich power spectrum will be much larger than the Atacama Cosmology Telescope and/or South Pole Telescope… 

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